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Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Woodrow Wilson High School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Woodrow Wilson High School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Woodrow Wilson High School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Woodrow Wilson High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Woodrow Wilson High School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Woodrow Wilson High School.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, like Missy Elliott and Warren Buffett.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Woodrow Wilson High School?” and “Which celebrities are Woodrow Wilson High School alumni?”
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Warren Buffett is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur
Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He was the most successful investor of the 20th century. Buffett is the chairman, CEO and largest shareholder ...more
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Ted Bundy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Criminal
Theodore Robert "Ted" Bundy was an American who hurt numerous young women and girls during the 1970s and possibly earlier. Shortly before his execution, after more than a decade of ...more
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Morgan Spurlock is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Humorist, Comedian, Television producer
Morgan Valentine Spurlock is an American documentary filmmaker, humorist, television producer, screenwriter, and political activist, best known for the documentary films Super Size Me, Where In ...more
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Missy Elliott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Record producer, Rapper, Musician
Melissa Arnette "Missy" Elliott is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. Her first major success came as a songwriter with childhood friend and producer ...more
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Jon McBride is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Astronaut, Fighter pilot
Jon Andrew McBride is retired United States Navy officer and a former NASA astronaut.
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Bruce McCandless II is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Astronaut, United States Naval Aviator, Engineer
Bruce McCandless II, is a former American naval officer and aviator, electrical engineer, and former NASA astronaut. During the first of his two Space Shuttle missions he made the first ever ...more
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Dusty Hill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Bassist, Songwriter, Musician
Joseph Michael "Dusty" Hill is the bassist, keyboardist and co-vocalist with the American rock group ZZ Top.
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Dale Chihuly is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Sculptor, Entrepreneur, Artist
Dale Chihuly, is an American glass sculptor and entrepreneur. His works are considered unique to the field of blown glass, "moving it into the realm of large-scale sculpture,". The ...more
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Anthony Randolph is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Basketball player
Anthony Erwin Randolph, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Lokomotiv-Kuban of the VTB United League. Born in Germany to two parents who served in the ...more
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Chris Sarandon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
Christopher "Chris" Sarandon, Jr. is an American actor who is best known for playing Prince Humperdinck in the film The Princess Bride, the vampire Jerry Dandrige in Fright Night and ...more
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Jim Mattox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
James Albon "Jim" Mattox was an American lawyer and politician who served three terms in the United States House of Representatives and two four-year terms as state Attorney General, ...more
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Carroll Shelby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Race car driver, Entrepreneur, Designer
Carroll Hall Shelby was an American automotive designer, racing driver and entrepreneur. He was best known for his involvement with the AC Cobra and later the Mustang-based performance cars for ...more
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Sergio Kindle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
American football player
Sergio Valent'e Kindle is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Ravens in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas, and was the first ...more
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Damon Stoudamire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Basketball player
Damon Lamon Stoudamire is a retired American professional basketball player. The 5 ft 10 in, 171 lb point guard was selected with the 7th overall pick by the Toronto Raptors in the 1995 NBA ...more
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LaShawn Merritt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Track and field athlete
LaShawn Merritt is an American track and field athlete who competes in sprinting events, specializing in the 400 meters. He is a former Olympic champion over the distance and his personal best ...more
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Lawrence Wright is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Journalist, Screenwriter, Author
Lawrence Wright is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, screenwriter, staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, and fellow at the Center for Law and Security at the New York University ...more
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Ben L. Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Essayist
Ben Lewis Jones is an American actor, politician, playwright and essayist, best known for his role as Cooter Davenport in The Dukes of Hazzard. Jones also served for four years in the United ...more
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Burton Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Actor
Burton Gilliam is an American actor.
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Donovin Darius is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
American football player
Donovin Lee Darius is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars 25th overall in the 1998 NFL Draft, and played for nine ...more
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Alton Lister is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Basketball player
Alton Lavelle Lister is a retired American professional basketball player, in the power forward-center position. Lister graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1976, where he led the ...more
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Ace Parker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Baseball player, American football player
Clarence McKay "Ace" Parker was an American football and baseball player and coach. He played professional football as a quarterback in the National Football League for the Brooklyn ...more
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Jerry Haynes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Actor
Jerome Martin "Jerry" Haynes was an American actor from Dallas, Texas. He is most well known as Mr. Peppermint, a role he played for 30 years as the host of one of the longest-running ...more
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Hulett C. Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Politician
Hulett Carlson Smith served as the 27th Governor of West Virginia from 1965 to 1969. The son of West Virginia Congressman Joe L. Smith, Hulett C. Smith was born in Beckley, West Virginia. Smith ...more
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T. J. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
T. J. Jordan Basketball player
Taurean Yves Jordan is a women's basketball player who played collegiately for Old Dominion University. She holds several ODU scoring records, and was regarded as one of the best players in the ...more
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Trammell Crow is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni
Businessperson, Real estate development, Entrepreneur
Fred Trammell Crow was an American real estate developer from Dallas, Texas. He is credited with the creation of several major real estate projects, including the Dallas Market Center, Peachtree ...more